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Hiding progs from taskbar in C++ Builder

Posted on 1997-09-09
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Does anyone know how to hide a program from the taskbar when
it is minimised using Borland C++ Builder. Visual Basic has
a property on the main form that allows you to do this, something like "hide from taskbar" however builder doesn't appear to have a similar function.
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When minimising your application or form you have to call the ShowWindow(Handle, SW_HIDE) on the handle of the thing you want to disappear.
In the form this is just 'Handle' and for the application this is Application->Handle.

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by:jpt
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An example would have been nice, but the code works perfectly, thanks alot.
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